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Labyrinth - Free Akron Outdoor Movie at Glendale Cemetery on September 10

Presented by Free Akron Outdoor Movies at Glendale Cemetery, Akron OH

Sep 10 2022
Labyrinth - Free Akron Outdoor Movie at Glendale Cemetery on September 10

Original illustration by Helen J. Bryson, used with permission

Free Akron Outdoor Movies, in their eleventh year of popup outdoor cinema in Akron. announces a free showing of the film Labyrinth at Glendale Cemetery, together with sponsor West Hill Neighborhood Organization (WHNO).

The 1986 musical fantasy film will be shown on Saturday, September 10th, 2022, on the Great Meadow of the historic Glendale Cemetery at 150 Glendale Avenue, near downtown Akron. The Exchange Street gate, food vendors and a kids’ craft will open at 6:00 p.m., and the film will start around 8:00 p.m. and run until 9:45 p.m. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public.

Labyrinth was directed by Jim Henson and many of its characters are played by puppets produced by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop. It also boasts George Lucas as executive producer and a screenplay by Terry Jones of Monty Python fame.

The film stars Jennifer Connelly as Sarah and David Bowie as Jareth, the Goblin King. In Labyrinth, Sarah embarks on a quest to reach the center of an enormous, otherworldly maze to rescue her infant half-brother Toby, whom she wished away to Jareth.

Moviegoers are encouraged to arrive as early as 6:00 p.m.to picnic on the grounds, with local food vendors including Stray Dog Cart

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Glendale Cemetery

150 Glendale Ave., Akron, OH 44302

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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